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CBS
Dec 6, 2012 4:00am PST
arrangements have not been announced yet for dave brubeck. he died at age 81. he's known for revitalizing jazz through his distinct sound. >> reporter: dave brubeck's music was a defining sound in clubs in the '50s and '60s. a "time" magazine story in 1954 described him as a wigging cat with a far out wail. >> are thereny rules? >> you bet there are and the rules of jazz would scare you to death. >> reporter: the son of a california cattle rancher and classical trained pianist, brubeck had a natural ear for melodies. he told walter cronkite -- >> it's like a baseball player or any athlete. he's only good when he instinctively does the right thing. >> the dave brubeck quartet signature tune "take 5" appeared on their landmark album "time out." released in 1959 it was the first jazz album to sell a million copies. the opening cut "blue rondo a la turk ts" was taken from the street in kabul. throughout his career, brubeck was an ambassador for music. in 1988 he play at the reagan i. throughout his career, brubeck was an ambassador for music. in 1988 he play at the reagan /gorbachev summit in mosc
CNN
Dec 5, 2012 9:00am PST
news and sad news. jazz legend dave brubeck has died. as a pianist, he is known for stepping outside the traditional boundaries of jazz, bringing jazz really into the mainstream. he also is responsible for breaking many racial barriers. it was in the 1950s he played black jazz clubs in the deep south, played with charlie parker, duke ellington, you name it. he was, we understand from cnn entertainment, he was actually on his way to the hospital on wednesday, today, for regular exam. he was with his oldest son, and his son felt that something was wrong, called actually 911 from the car. brubeck was rushed to the emergency room. we are told that doctors could not keep his heart going. that he had heart failure and that he had passed away. brubeck lived in wilton, connecticut. he would have been 92 years old, and just some of the amazing things that he did in his career. he was able to set music to words of the old testament and as well as to the words of martin luther king injury. most recently took photographs of ansel adams, and let's just listen in. this is "take five." ♪ ♪ >> i
CNN
Dec 5, 2012 1:00pm PST
little while ago talking about the legendary dave brubeck who was a friend of mr. cosbys, and bill cosby said, as he said before, that racism is just a waste of time. and how dave brubeck knew it, lived, he had a basist who because of this man, he said no to about two dozen different venues in and around the south, because they would not allow his basist in to play. he died one day shy of his 92nd birthday. wolf blitzer in the situation room starts now. >>> thanks very much. happening now, congress takes a chance looking bad by leaving town before making a deal on the fiscal cliff. what's going on? if you take an aspirin to prevent heart trouble check the labor. our own dr. sanjay gupta tells us what a new study says about the effects of coated tablets. we'll also hear what happened during in flight emergency during one of the world's newest high-tech planes. i'm wolf blitzer, you're in the situation room. >>> with just 27 days to go until all of us are hit with tax increases, takes it across the board a cut of $55 billion. people have it in their power to avoid the so-called fisca
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